Fitting It All In: A Blog About Storage

Fitting It All In: A Blog About Storage

3 Hobbies A Self-Storage Unit Can Help With

Jenny Shaw

There are so many uses for self-storage since these facilities can cater to customers in many ways. Whether you need storage during a transition, or you have equipment or merchandise to store, you can rent a unit that's a good fit for those needs. To get a better picture of just how accommodating storage units can be, learn about 3 types of hobbies they can cater to. 

1: Refurbishing furniture

If you like to refurbish furniture, then you will likely end up with a lot of materials and supplies. You can have a number of furniture pieces you plan on working on in the future. You may have rolls of upholstery, wood, springs, knobs, and so many other materials. Then, there are all of the supplies from the various tools you will need to refurbish furniture, to things like furniture tacks, wood glue, and much more. It can be hard, or not even possible, to store all of the pieces and materials you really want to have on hand at your home. This is why you want to know about self-storage. You can rent the size you need, you can get a unit with climate control to ensure nothing gets ruined by extreme temps and humidity, and you can come and go as you please. 

2: Painting

A couple of canvases, an easel, and some paint may not take up much space at all. However, if you are serious about painting, then you already know just how fast you can run out of space in your home. You may even start to feel pressured to start getting rid of pieces you wanted to keep, simply to make more room. You shouldn't have to do this and thanks to self-storage, you don't have to. You can keep your paintings and supplies in a climate-controlled unit where they will be safely stored for as long as you need. 

3: Quilting

Many people would think quilting to be a hobby that doesn't take up much space at all. They would assume fabric and batting wouldn't take up too much space. However, if you are a quilter, then you know different. You can end up with so much fabric and batting that you end up running out of room for it in no time at all. You may also have several sewing machines, as well as other materials. With a self-storage unit, you will have a place where you can store your quilting supplies in an organized manner, because you can bring in all the shelves, hanging racks, and tables you need.


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So you've rented a storage unit. Now, how do you fit everything inside of it in a tidy, organized manner? There are a lot of factors to consider, from the way you fill boxes to how you clean your items before putting them into storage. All of these topics are addressed on this website, which is all about storage and storage units. We are passionate about storage because it allows you to save things for later, when you might need them again. As such, we are really excited to share the information we've found with other people who need storage services.